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Marco Rubio hawks his PAC's "RUBIO" water bottle after Tuesday's SOTUr thirst-moment

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The Republican savior is trying to turn water into campaign wine. Twitter reader @

After last night's weird moment of thirst during Rubio's State of the Union rebuttal (SOTUr), he started hawking water bottles for his PAC, Reclaim America. In return for $25, it's offering water bottles emblazoned with "RUBIO" in big red letters along with the name of the committee's website, reclaimamericapac.com.

"Quench your thirst for conservative leadership? Order a bottle now http://bit.ly/X9fPjX  pic.twitter.com/jrxWrOvd #tcot #SOTU #gop," Rubio Tweeted this evening, with a link to the photo and website.

Rubio was Twitter's toast (both in the alcohol and bread sense) Tuesday night when he interrupted his live speech for three seconds to gulp Poland Spring water. Hours later, this morning, Rubio faced ABC and FOX and brought along a water bottle for a gag.

If you want to win when you lost or turn a weakness into a strength, this is the way to do it.

Will it be a good way to get money? He's certainly getting the attention.

Prior to being tapped for the speech, Time magazine dubbed Rubio the "Republican Savior" when it comes to immigration, which he's trying to reform with a bipartisan group of fellow senators. Liberals hate the moniker. Republicans like it. Rubio said only Jesus is the savior.

But where Jesus converted water into wine, Rubio's trying to turn it into coin.

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Patrixia

Creeeepy.

Ana Castillo

This is a very racist post. Obviously you and your colleagues hate Marco Rubio and the Cuban community, but McClatchy and the Heralds make money with us. Good luck with your agenda.

Can't take anymore

Republican whining about anyone who doesn't love Marcocito is just beginning. What has he done for the people of Florida? The guy is little more than a ruthless self-promoter growing rich on his political connections. He even makes the comatose Bill Nelson look like a grand statesman.

Jim

Mainstream "journalism" has never looked sillier and been more an embarrassment.

PaulStrecker

One good way of advertising. Nice!

george gilligan

the Democrats are opnce again proving their RACISM: they know that many Hispanics upon first reching this country worked hard in the fields harvesting crops. Such people were accustomed to working long hours in the heat without much water. Therefore, it makes no sence to them that Marco Rubio would require water while merely making a speech from inside a building. PURE RACISM

Terri

Since when is it politically incorrect to take a sip of water when you need it?
All you idiot liberals who can't think of anything sensible to make a fuss about, I hope you all die of thrust.

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